Greeley Recreation News
January 18, 2019 (Greeley, CO) – The annual Father Daughter Dance at the Greeley Recreation Center is right around the corner. The event this year is Friday, January 25 & Saturday, January 26 and offers three different times for fathers to treat their favorite girl to some quality time together. Dr. Marcus Button, a family practice physician from Canyon City, plans to make the 175 mile trek again to bring his 9 year old daughter. A trip he’s made each year over the last five years! Read more.
January 14, 2019 (Greeley, CO) – The Greeley Ice Haus is hosting the annual American Girl Doll Skate with a Boho Bash theme this year. The event is from 12-2pm on Saturday, January 19. Crowds of little girls will arrive at the Ice Haus to skate with their American Girl dolls, some dressed alike, enjoying an afternoon of fun with friends. The event includes free ice skating lessons, face painting and God’s Eye crafts. Girls that attend will be entered into drawing for a chance to win the 2019 American Girl Doll of the year…Blaire Wilson…a $115 value! Read more.
November 9, 2018 (Greeley, CO) – On Saturday, October 27 there was a full house at the Rodarte Community Center for the Put ‘em Up boxing smoker. Over 300 people purchased tickets to the event to see the Hard Knocks Boxing Club compete in their annual event. Roughly 30 matches took place with three of the Rodarte Boxers participating and won winning their bout. Read more.
October 23, 2018 (Greeley, CO) – The Hard Knocks Boxing Club will be hosting their annual boxing smoker Put ‘em Up at the Rodarte Community Center on Saturday, October 27. Three boxers who are part of the City of Greeley’s Hard Knocks Boxing Club will be competing in the event: Kaleb Dutrow (102 lb.), Angel Arredondo (Heavy Weight) and Josiah Herrera (136 lb.). Roughly 30 bouts will take place with participants coming from Wyoming, Nebraska, Kansas and Texas. The event is sanctioned by USA Boxing and sponsored by the Danny Juarez Foundation. Read more.
August 22, 2018 (Greeley, CO) – Don’t miss the annual dog days of summer at Discovery Bay’s Doggie Day Saturday, August 25. It’s time for man’s best friend to enjoy a splashing good time at Greeley’s outdoor waterpark. Discovery Bay, located at 715 E. 24th Street, offers the local community a chance to take the plunge with their pooch each year and have some fun in the sun. Photo booth opportunities are available at the event, which makes a great keepsake as well. It’s a day full of fun for the whole family with booths from presenting sponsors, goodie bags filled with dog treats and toys for every participant that attends and a raffle! Read more.
August 13, 2018 (Greeley, CO) – The Greeley Active Adult Center (GAAC) will be hosting an Open House on Tuesday, August 21 from 4-7pm to promote 50+ programs and membership offers. Active adult members who join receive free daily admission, discounts on most programs, priority registration for trips, parking permits, a monthly newsletter and more! Read more.
August 3, 2018 (Greeley, CO) – The Rodarte Community Center, part of the City of Greeley’s Culture, Parks and Recreation Department, has begun construction on their new entryway. The community center, located at 920 A Street, was built in 1979 and is in need of ADA accessibility improvements to meet the needs of its patrons. The project is anticipated to be completed this fall. Read more.
July 18, 2018 – (Greeley, CO) – Greeley Recreation hosted the Rockies Skills Challenge last month at the Youth Sports Complex on 65th Avenue in Greeley. Area youth competed in three different baseball challenges demonstrating their abilities in hitting, base running and throwing. The Rockies Skills Challenge allows both boys and girls ages 6 to 13 the opportunity to showcase their talents in these three skill areas with scores based on distance, speed and accuracy. The individuals that placed in their age group for each event will compete at Sectionals this Sunday, July 22 at Chimney Park in Windsor beginning at 1pm. Read more.
June 28, 2018 (Greeley, CO) – Since 1985, America has celebrated July as Park and Recreation month. A program of the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA), the goal is to raise awareness of the vital impact that parks, recreation and conservation have on communities across the United States. Read more.
June 19, 2018 – (Greeley, CO) – Gather your friends and colleagues and support Bike to Work Day (BTWD)! The City of Greeley will be hosting their Bike to Work Day on Wednesday, June 27 this year with stations at local businesses in the morning to serve breakfast on your way to work. They’ve even added stops in the afternoon to support the ride home as well! Read more.